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  • The French Educator Celestin Freinet (1896-1966)by Victor Acker

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99

    This book demonstrates how Celestin Freinet influenced education. He was a pioneer in incorporating technology into the classroom. more...

  • Erziehung und Demokratieby Christoph Wulf; Jacques Poulain; Triki Fathi

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 43.49

    Demokratische Lebensbedingungen sind nur möglich, wenn Menschen mit Hilfe von Erziehung und Bildung über die Fähigkeit verfügen, ihre gesellschaftlichen, sozialen und kulturellen Verhältnisse so zu gestalten, dass sie sich an den menschlichen Grundrechten orientieren. Erziehung und Bildung dürfen nicht auf die Maximierung von Leistungsfähigkeit,... more...

  • Aristotle on the Necessity of Public Educationby Randall R. Curren

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 45.99

    Aristotle regarded law and education as the two fundamental and deeply interdependent tools of political art, making the use of education by the statesman a topic of the first importance in his practical philosophy. The present work develops the first comprehensive treatment of this neglected topic, and assesses the importance of Aristotle's defense... more...

  • Paul Robert Hannaby Jared R. Stallones

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 18.99

    Analyzing and ultimately placing in context Paul Hanna's vast contributions, this book provides a richly textured narrative of his life and his major role in twentieth-century American education and the development of modern American education. more...

  • Habermasby William Outhwaite

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    This new edition of a well-regarded book provides a concise and exceptionally clear introduction to Habermas's work, from his early writings on the public sphere, through his work on law and the state, to his more recent discussion of science, religion and contemporary Europe. Outhwaite examines all of Habermas's major works and steers a steady course... more...

  • Teilhaben an Schuleby Thomas Rihm

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 24.69

    Teilhaben können meint hier nicht lediglich die vorbestimmte Teilnahme Lernender an schulischen Abläufen. Vielmehr geht es um die wirksame unmittelbare Einflussnahme der Beteiligten selbst auf die Verhältnisse ihrer Schule. Dies setzt voraus, den Lernenden Expertise für ihren Bildungsprozess zuzuerkennen und entsprechende Beteiligungsräume zu eröffnen... more...

  • Anecdotes and Afterthoughts: Literature as a Teacher?s Curriculumby Edward Podsiadlik III

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 38.11

    This qualitative journey explores how literature informs and challenges my under¬standing of teaching and learning. Insights, questions, and conflicts are revealed through a series of essays in which my evolving teacher identity is illuminated through literature and imagination. Hopefully reading this portrayal of literature, which has been a source... more...

  • Lyotardby Pradeep Dhillon; Paul Standish

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Following Lyotard's death in 1998, this book provides an exploration of the recurrent theme of education in his work. It brings to a wider audience the significance of a body of thought about education that is subtle, profound and still largely unexplored. This book also makes an important contribution to contemporary debates on postmoderism and education. more...

  • Philosophy of Education: Major Themes in the Analyticby Paul Hirst; Patricia White

    Routledge 1998; US$ 920.00

    This comprehensive work represents the major ideas and arguments which have come to characterise the philosophy of education and includes work from the perspectives of marxism, phenomenology, feminist theory and critical theory, among others. more...

  • Bourdieu and Educationby Dr Michael Grenfell; Michael Grenfell; David James

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 70.95

    This text details the practical applications of Bourdieu's theories in a series of specific pedagogic research studies, showing how his ideas can be put into practice. Language, gender, career decision-making and the experience of higher education students are all covered. Questions are also raised concerning research methodology. The authors examine... more...